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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232383
Last updated: 6 May 2020
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Date:22-JAN-2020
Time:14:13 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206LT TwinRanger
Owner/operator:Gouvernement du Québec / Sûreté du Québec
Registration: C-GSQA
C/n / msn: 52060
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lac Saint-Jean, near Alma, QC -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The police helicopter was involved in a search for missing snowmobilers and for reasons yet to be determined crashed into the lake. The pilot, the sole occupant, experienced a broken arm. The helicopter experienced significant damage. The pilot was extracted from the scene by another government helicopter and taken for medical treatment.

Sources:

https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/police-helicopter-crashes-during-search-for-missing-snowmobilers-1.4779043
https://globalnews.ca/news/6445567/quebec-lac-saint-jean-snowmobilers-death-missing/
https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/2/CCARCS-RIACC/ADet.aspx?id=24505&rfr=RchSimp.aspx
https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/2/cadors-screaq/rd.aspx?cno%3d%26dtef%3d2020-01-21%26dtet%3d2020-01-23%26otp%3d-1%26ftop%3d%253e%253d%26ftno%3d0%26ijop%3d%253e%253d%26ijno%3d0%26olc%3d%26prv%3dQC%26rgn%3d-1%26tsbno%3d%26tsbi%3d-1%26arno%3d%26ocatno%3d%26ocatop%3d1%26oevtno%3d%26oevtop%3d1%26evtacoc%3d3%26fltno%3d%26fltr%3d-1%26cars%3d-1%26acat%3d-1%26nar%3d%26aiddl%3d-1%26aidxt%3d%26optdl%3d-1%26optcomt%3d%26optseq%3d%26optxt%3d%26opdlxt%3dResults%2bwill%2bappear%2bin%2bthis%2blist%26mkdl%3d-1%26mkxt%3d%26mdldl%3d-1%26mdlxt%3d%26cmkdl%3dC%26cmkxt%3d%26rt%3dQR%26hypl%3dy%26cnum%3d2020Q0189

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2020 15:22 rossmcgowan Added
23-Jan-2020 17:56 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Nature, Narrative]
25-Jan-2020 07:40 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2020 19:49 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]

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